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The '''Jefferson Cable Corporation''' was Charlottesville's first cable company in central Virginia.
 
The '''Jefferson Cable Corporation''' was Charlottesville's first cable company in central Virginia.
 
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==About==
 
==About==

Revision as of 13:41, 17 August 2012

The Jefferson Cable Corporation was Charlottesville's first cable company in central Virginia.

About

The Jefferson Cable Corporation was founded by Robert Monroe in Charlottesville in 1963, offering customers 12 channels. At the time, it was the second 12-channel cable system in the United States. Local productions were produced at 324 West Main Street.[1] In 1975 Monroe sold the company to Mansfield Communications. After being passed then to Multi-Channel TV and then Adelphia Communications, production ended in 1990.[2]

Programs Offered

Among the programs offered by the Jefferson Cable Corporation were:

  • Classroom Capers
  • Cable Contact
  • Community History with Bernard Chamberlain
  • Jeff Laigon Songbook
  • People, Places, Things
  • University Perspectives

References

  1. Barefoot, Coy, prod. "A History of the Jefferson Cable Corporation with Steve Ashby." Charlottesville - Right Now! WINA, Charlottesville, Virginia, 27 Feb. 2009. Radio.
  2. Web. History of CPA-TV, Charlottesville Public Access Television, Charlottesville, Virginia, retrieved August 16, 2012.